Located off I-35, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Owatonna, MN provides a convenient stop on the way to the Twin Cities. Enjoy easy access to the Owatonna Hospital as well as area attractions like Cabela's, the Reptile and Amphibian Discovery (RAD) Zoo, Medford Outlet Center and River Springs Water Park. Corporate travelers can work with ease when taking advantage of our free high-speed Internet access. And when you’re ready to head out, the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast gives you energy for wherever the road takes you. While out on the town, experience a variety of Owatonna restaurants, then relax with a dip in the indoor heated indoor pool or a soak in the whirlpool tub when you come back.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Relax after a day on the road or exploring Owatonna by taking a soothing soak in the whirlpool tub. You can stick to your workout regimen with a trip to the fitness center or a brisk swim in the indoor pool. If you’re in town for work, the hotel’s free high-speed Internet access makes it easy to connect with the office. Essential amenities include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Get some much-needed rest and relaxation by stretching out in one of our spacious rooms or suites. Curl up on your room’s pillowtop mattress and use the free high-speed Internet access to surf the Web. You can also choose to channel surf on the room’s 32-inch flat-panel TV. Have leftovers? Store them in the fridge and warm them in the microwave later. Room amenities include:
Need extra space or privacy? Book a One-bedroom King Suite and stretch out in style with these additional amenities:
Where to Eat When You’re Here
Gear up for a busy day of business meetings or that final leg of your Twin Cities road trip with a visit to our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Dig into enticing items like Belgian waffles, muffins, hot oatmeal, fresh fruit and more. Several restaurants are near the hotel to serve your lunch and dinner needs, from chains like Buffalo Wild Wings to local favorites like Torey’s Restaurant & Bar.
Things to Do in Owatonna
If you’re visiting during summer, you can browse the wares of vendors from 25 states at the Steele County Free Fair. All year round, you can experience the rustic spirit of Southern Minnesota at these nearby attractions:
Cabela’s - The wonders of outdoor adventure come to life inside the 150,000-square-foot retail showroom at Cabela’s, just an eight-minute drive up I-35. Be sure to stop by the store’s Fudge & Nut Shop to pick up some sweets.
RAD Zoo – You’re just a six-minute drive from checking out exotic reptiles and amphibians at this special zoo. Keep an eye out for Justin Bieber’s former pet albino boa constrictor, Johnson.
Kaplan’s Woods Parkway – Explore over six miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails at this 225-acre park, a four-minute drive away. You can also rent a canoe and float along the park’s Lake Kohlmier.
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Groups and Meetings
Our conveniently located hotel is the ideal venue for business meetings or social gatherings of up to 25 people. Take advantage of amenities like a personalized event Web page and catering suggestions from our knowledgeable staff to help put your best foot forward.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Proud recipient of the
2015 President's Award.
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